The exhibits and related to them events in this museum, seemed to be usual for us before our visit. But later they obtained an important meaning and pushed us to think over some historical breakthroughs – their importance to humanity. What exactly impressed us so much?
Read our public below till the end.
Everyone will find something exciting in this museum: interesting exhibits, unusual space souvenirs that can not be found anywhere else, space simulators, by the way, we created our own virtual space module for the ISS on one of such simulators. And it will be interesting to know for the cinemagoers that the famous movie “Night at the Museum – 2” was filmed exactly here.
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The Pentagon is a grandiose construction of the USA, a strong core that ensures the security of the whole country. This is where the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters is located. From one word “Pentagon” comes an association with something inaccessible and completely secret.
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The Abraham Lincoln Memorial is another iconic landmark in Washington. It was built in honor of the 16th president of the United States, the liberator of Americans from slavery, the national hero of the American people – Abraham Lincoln. His presidency fell on the years of the Civil War (1861-1865).
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The White House is the official residence of the US President, one of the most famous buildings in the world. It was in our list of must-see places in this city. Frankly speaking, it was even one of our main goals for a trip to Washington.
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There is a Washington Monument in the center of the National Mall between the Capitol and the Memorial to Abraham Lincoln. This monument is dedicated to the first president of the United States – George Washington. Its height is 169 meters (555 feet). Before the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this monument was the tallest building in the world.
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Washington is the capital of the United States. Global decisions are made here. The White House, the Capitol, the Pentagon – you can often see all of these main attractions in many films and TV series. Washington turned out to be different from the way we imagined it by the movies. So how does it look like? We will tell you about it in our series of publications about Washington. We will show and tell you about the most significant sights of the city, as well as about our incident with the police near the Pentagon and what is not allowed to do there.
>>> “Washington D.C., USA (part 1/6) – the capital and the heart of America: Capitol, National Mall, Library of Congress”
It is possible to visit another very famous place – Lake Ontario on the way back from the Niagara Falls. Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes and is located on the border of the United States and Canada.
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Niagara Falls is one of the largest and most famous waterfalls in the world. A lot of people believe that Niagara Falls is a Canadian landmark. But not everyone knows that it is possible to visit these Waterfalls from the United States side because it is located on the border of Canada and USA.
In this publication, we will tell you about the Niagara Falls, how to get there and about the top 10 very interesting facts that you most likely did not know about.
>>> “Niagara Falls – a miracle of nature, one of the most famous waterfalls in the world + Top 10 facts”
If you want to feel the fresh breath of Atlantic ocean in New York, you should definitely come to the promenade of Brighton Beach – southern Brooklyn.
Many ex-Soviets immigrated to Brighton Beach in the middle 1970s that the area became known as “Little Odessa” (after the Ukrainian city on the Black Sea).
You can hear the Russian speech here, restaurants with the titles in Russian, so sometimes it looks like a part of Soviet Union.
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The world’s financial center New York Stock Exchange is located on Wall Street. It is a symbol of the financial mightiness of the USA and of all the financial industry.
>>> “New York, USA (part 9/10) – Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Charging Bull, World Trade Centre, 9/11 memorial, rooftops”